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Having sharp piercing pain just below belly button just above pubic line kinda to the left side?

Having sharp piercing pain just below belly button just above pubic line kinda to the left side?

Cramping pain: It sounds like cramping pain. It may cause by spasm of intestine, or ovalation from the ovary. If pain continues, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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I have a pain just below my belly button, it started today and hurts when i move or bend down. What could it be?

I have a pain just below my belly button, it started today and hurts when i move or bend down. What could it be?

Hernia?: Most likely, it is a muscle tear or ligament tear of the abdominal wall. If it does not bulge out, only occurs with movement, then it is likely a muscle tear/ligament tear of the abdominal wall. If it bulges out, can't be reduced, or pain increases, it needs to be immediately worked up by a doctor. Otherwise, i'd follow up with your doctor in a few days if it doesn't improve by then. ...Read more

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been having a sharp throbbing pain just below my belly button in the center. The pain increases when I take a deep breath. The pain comes and goes?

 been having a sharp throbbing pain just below my belly button in the center. The pain increases when I take a deep breath. The pain comes and goes?

Evaluation: hi, there is no way anyone could tell you what exactly going on with u without a thorough history and physical examination, please see ur MD for evaluation, it could be just muscle pain, Urinary tract infection, ovarian cyst among other things. ...Read more

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I have a feeling of tightness, fullness like a knot just below belly button?

I have a feeling of tightness, fullness like a knot just below belly button?

Some possibilities..: Feeling a knot of tightness near the belly button... Probably not in the skin, so the next layer is the muscle... Maybe a muscle strain from sit-ups or other exercises. Not likely to be a hernia there unless there is a bulge. Under the muscle layer are the intestines... Maybe some intestine contraction or spasm, due to no particular reason or to constipation. A doctor's visit can sort things out. ...Read more

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Severe pains just below my belly button why?

Severe pains just below my belly button why?

Go to ER: There are a number of causes and if the pain is severe do not wait go to er, some causes can be life threatening. ...Read more

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Pain just to the right of my belly button. Whats wrong?

Pain just to the right of my belly button. Whats wrong?

Some thoughts...: Abdominal pain can have many causes when you see your doctor, they'll ask you many questions: is it worse before or after you eat? Are your bowel movements normal? How long has it been going on? Any nausea? Does eating make it feel better? The "differential" for abdominal pain is so big that you really deserve a thorough history and exam to get to the bottom of it. Best of luck! ...Read more